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walks her dog. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk is tracking temperatures as they continue to climb. but let's check in with derek valcourt first, about heat- related death. the deaths of two elderly people have been attributed to this severe heat. which is why city health officials are warning everyone, not just the elderly, that they should avoid strenuous work and exercise outside. >> no matter what age you are, doctors say this kind of heat can lead to big-time problems, especially if you're out working in it. but it's the elderly that are mostly at risk. already an 85-year-old woman and an elderly man have died from heat complications this summer. that's why officials are urging people to check in on their elderly regularly. >> the two heat-related deaths we've had so far this summer have come a few days after a string of code reds.
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so when you check on your neighbors, check on them, the day of the code red. but also check on them the day after and the day after that. >> reporter: fatigue, heavy sweating, muscle cramps, headaches, nausea. all signs doctors say the heat is taking its toll on you. baltimore city is opening its cooling centers, where city residents can come in to chill out and get the air conditioning and ice water. >> reporter: and ice water really should be your buzz words in this type of severe heat. doctors say you need to hydrate yourself plenty. make sure if you're outside, you're taking plenty of breaks to try to stay in the shade as much as possible. we're live, derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> first warning weather coverage continues with bob turk with a close look at this extreme heat. >> even though the weekend temperatures were close to today, the difference was the humidity. the dew points come way up. take a look at temperatures around the region. generally around the low to mid- 90s in a couple of spots. a little cooler in ocean city.
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84. the dew point only in the low to mid-70s. in orc land, only -- oakland, only 79. but with the high humidity, it feels like 100 degrees here now. 106 in washington. and 107 in easton. certainly, those areas extremely dangerous kind of heat. 92 is the way it feels in ocean city. and oakland, up 81 degrees. now, just a minute ago, the weather sifnls issued a se -- service issued a severe thunderstorm watch in allegheny and washington county. there are storms approaching. and they may affect your region shortly. until 11:00 tonight, you may see some of those storms in your region. they could be strong and gusty. the rest of us, yes, we have air quality alert tomorrow. and a heat advisory in effect again for tomorrow. bernadette has a look at those temperatures. >> it's not sometimes the extreme temperatures. but the consistency of it being hot so many days in a row. want to show you the numbers. started out cool this spring. but since the summer has kicked in, it has been hot.
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90.8 degrees. that is our average high temperature for just this month alone. we're already 11 days in. and you can see, that's about four degrees above the normal average for that same time frame. and last month, we started to heat it up a little bit. we had seven days. they were 9 degrees higher. now, as far as this month goes, only 11 days in, we've already hit it seven times. and tomorrow, we're going to do it again and possibly again on wednesday. the heat continues am we'll have a full forecast coming up, including the thunderstorms. we'll have that shortly. stay with wjz's first warning weather for updated forecasts and a list of any closings or delays, go to wjz.com. heartbreak and bloodshed mark a grisly weekend in baltimore. police are trying to solve four murders. wjz is live in city police headquarters. mike hellgren has more on the investigation. and several more shootings, including the one that happened just a short time ago. mike? >> reporter: denise, police are frustrated by all of this
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violence. and as you just mentioned, we just had a violent outburst. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene moments ago at pratt and machine monroe -- and monroe street. homicide is on the scene there right now. one of them was transported to the hospital. all of this comes during a very violent few days in the city. [ crying ] >> reporter: baltimore city police capped off one of the bloodiest weekends in months, with five people shot and four people murdered, including the victim of a stabbing at charles and fayette. a frustrated and outraged derek vaughn lives nearby. >> mayor rawg rawg and -- mayor rawlings-blake and the police department need to deal with this issue. we can't have this to our city. we just can't. >> reporter: investigators found 48-year-old patsy person beaten to death in her home just two blocks from patterson park. >> you hear about this kind of
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stuff happening. but you never think it can happen to you, you know? [ crying ] oh, god. >> we're left with a feeling of frustration. >> reporter: at a briefing this morning, police said they are not changing strategy, pointing out there have been 109 murders this time last year, compared to 108 this year. and joe calow, a tourist killed with a broken bottle. >> we got numerous tips as to who the identity was. >> i was there when his mother found out. and... my little girl is not going to have a dad. >> reporter: police have made no arrests in the shooting of a 4-year-old also at the harbor fireworks display. they continue to review city watch cameras for clues. many are alarmed that some of the recent violence has hit high-traffic areas downtown. >> being very cautious. but not going at it. >> reporter: that was a tourist
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from connecticut. police say as far as they can tell, all of this violence is unrelated. and again, we have a developing situation at monroe and pratt streets, where two men have been shot. that's the latest from city police headquarters, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right. thank you very much, mike. several of the nonfatal shooting victims this weekend were teenage victims. the violence appears unrelated. it's one of the widest corruption probes in years. now, two men at the heart of a kickback scandal plead guilty. mary is live in the newsroom with what happened in court. >> the owners involved in the case entered guilty pleas today. brothers edwin mejia and hernan moreno pleaded guilty. they are the owners in majestic auto repair in rosedale. 17 baltimore officers accused of taking cash in exchange for directing customers to majestic. police say more than 30 officers were suspended in this case. vic? >> mary, thank you. court documents say the scheme
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grew to include more than 50 officers. two new york city men are accused of stealing documents. 64-year-old barry landow, and barry sadove are being held without bail tonight. in this picture, you can see him with former presidents bill clinton and george bush. they are accused of stealing 60 items on saturday, including documents signed by president lincoln and inaugural ball documents. president obama and congressional leaders are back at the negotiating table. tara mergener reports for wjz, they are trying to hammer out an agreement to cut the federal deficit and raise the debt limit before time runs out. president obama sat down with congressional leaders at the white house again on monday, trying to make a deal on the deficit. >> and we're going to meet every single day until we get this thing resolved. >> reporter: if the government's debt ceiling isn't
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raised by august 2nd, america could default on its bills. president obama insists an agreement can be reached before then if republicans are willing to give a little. >> reporter: if the basic proposition is, it's my way or the highway, then we're probably not going to get something done because we've got divided government. >> democrats are pushing for $4 trillion in tax cuts and want to end tax breaks for the wethy. -- welty. -- wealthy. but republicans want bigger spending cuts and no tax increases. >> the president continues to raise taxes. and they're just not serious enough about fundamental entitlement reform to solve the problem for the near to intermediate future. >> reporter: the president wants a long-term deal done and will not accept a temporary fix. and he warns, if an agreement is not reached, the economy could fall back into a recession. >> reporter: economists say a default by the u.s. could panic
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by financial markets around the world. a scenario both want to avoid. >> listen, i agree with the president, we cannot allow our nation to default on our debt. >> and i think the american people want to see something done. they feel a sense of urgency. >> reporter: lawmakers have just three weeks to get a deal done. at the white house, tara mergener, wjz eyewitness news. >> president obama said today he will not sign a 30-day, 60- day, or 90-day extension to the debt limit. he became more than just a baltimore car salesman. monique griego has more with information on the death of bob bell. >> bob was known for his piano- playing tv ads. >> ooh, bob bell ♪ >> it's always all right at bob bell. >> reporter: bell died sunday of leukemia at the age of 78. he began his career in auto sales and eventually headed up the bob bell automotive group. bell started with the ford motor company and expanded it
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into chevys, niss arns and -- nissans and kias he is survived by his wife of 60 years, children and grandchildren. >> a memorial will be held at the st. louis roman catholic church. preparations for the baltimore grand prix are moving straight ahead. that means drivers will face more road closures. >> denise, it is going to be very, very extensive. the construction is going to ramp up here over the next couple of days. city officials want drivers to be forewarned. start your engine! >> this weekend's indy car race in toronto gives you an idea of what the streets of baltimore will look like over the weekend. >> reporter: road construction is moving at a high gear, prompting this meeting of numerous transportation
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agencies, revealing detailed plans for road closures and detours. even a website to help residents navigate through the city. >> residents, visitors, workers, plan ahead and use the tools we provide, they'll be able to get to go where they need to go. >> reporter: right now, lanes are closed on light street between key highway and pratt. two weeks, construction will start on the grand stand. and race walls expected to look like this by the end of august. this taxi driver says it will be worth it of. >> more visitors, more good for us. >> reporter: and we found other drivers stuck in the construction traffic. like keith rundle. who didn't mind. >> i really love auto sports. and i think this is a good town. >> going to be the benefit of baltimore city. >> road construction alone will cost $5.5 million. planners say it is on schedule. we've looked at the tracks. the folks on indy car have looked at the track and they're very aggressive with what has been done today. the construction traffic you see right now is going to be very minor, compared to what
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we're going to see on august 29th and beyond. that's when the permanent road closures will begin. also, mta is having to reroute 24 different bus routes downtown. reporting live, adam may, wjz eyewitness news. >> thank you, adam. for a detailed look at the road closures expected during the race, we have a link to the city's grand prix website, at wjz.com. just click on this story. >> you just had a great year this year. you had the motorcycle ride down with dick gelfman. you had the monster trucks. >> monster trucks. >> and now you have grand prix. >> 53 days and counting, isn't that what i said? >> i know you are. i'm ron matz, in st. michael's, maryland, why -- where they're restoring a piece of maryland history. the story coming up, here on wjz. casey anthony controversy. a warning about a facebook video that may surprise you. bccc, placed on probation. i'm mary bubala.
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what it means for students and faculty. can the college get back on track. that story on eyewitness news. and a live look outside. a hot, steamy summer night. stick around for the updated first warning forecast. coming up.
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a local college is put on probation. tonight, what that means. bccc serves 20,000 students. but the middle states commission on higher education has put the school on probation, saying the school is not in compliance, with how to assess staunt learning. >> -- student learning. >> even though it's not good news, certainly, but i wouldn't sound the alarm. use of because it's -- because it's something the faculty and staff have been working on. mitt state -- middle state needs we need to fine-tune it more, get more improvements under our belt. >> reporter: this comes just as baltimore international college lost its entire accreditation. and people seem to confuse what was going on at both schools. >> reporter: whether baltimore international college was stripped of its accreditation
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after years of failed reviews, baltimore city community college continues to have its accreditation. >> because of the culinary school, it raises a red flag. it's important for students to know that our services will continue, our accreditation is intact and we are still open for business and still doing great things. >> the bccc will have corrections in place and a plan submitted by march. >> they will visit in march of next year to see if improvements are seen. all of maryland, west of the chesapeake, is now under a quarantine. this follows the discovery of emerald ash borer beetles in anne arundel and allegheny county. this is native to asia. to stop it, tens of thousands of ash trees were destroyed. when that doesn't work, a
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quarantine was imposed on three counties. now, it is in force for most of the rest of the state, making it illegal to move firewood or any hardwood out of the quarantined area. the goal is 2025. that is when the states and the chesapeake water bay think they will be able to restore the environmentally damaged water. the federal czar for the cleanup program, says the state will follow a pollution diet to reach the first stage of their goals. they've already had some successes; to limit runoff and sewage plan improvement. a maryland landmark reopens today. the cloud over market house at city dock and annapolis appears to have been lifted. and vendors and customers look forward to smooth sailing. standing room only. but no standing on ceremony, as market house in annapolis, welcomes opening day customers. >> reporter: music to the ears of pit boys oyster and raw bar.
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>> we said why not? >> myra's popcorn kitchen didn't wait to be asked. >> i called them. where, when, how? what did i need to do? >> reporter: and it appears to be an equally easy sell to customers. >> i liked it. having a little more variety, i think, is the difference. >> reporter: this new opening marks a new new beginning for market house, after extensive problems with plumbing and then legal disputes. annapolis missed a premiere event. >> it's not just an economic driver for downtown. it's really one of the things that defines our sense of who we are as a community. >> reporter: the emphasis now is to keep it going, with newcomers like lindsay cohen, selling the work of artists. and chicken roots deli. >> she'll be here. it should be a lot of food and good fun for a lot of people. >> reporter: it's still a good work in progress. but if today is any indication, market house in annapolis is
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about to give the community as well as the economy a boost. in annapolis, i'm pat warren. back to you on tv hill. >> market house first opened in annapolis in 1788. it was renovated in 1972. we've got a hot night, and a hot, humid afternoon tomorrow. but there may be some storms as well. 59%. winds falling. we'll come back and take a look at the tuesday forecast after this. ♪
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a little haze out there. an indicator of the heat and moisture out there. poor air quality. same thing going on tomorrow. the only difference, we may see more thunderstorms tomorrow. there are some right now, shining up on radar. in fact, we just popped up a few of them maybe about a hundred miles west of us, across the shenandoah valley. one or two. the main line out there from garrett county, whether seeing stronger thunderstorms. and there is a severe thunderstorm watch for allegheny and washington county, until 11:00 tonight. most of the activity will be heading down across virginia,
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where there could be some strong storms down there. right now, we're at 91. d.c. at 93. hagerstown, may get a shower. 94 there. all of this heat and humidity. and the dew point is up to 75. this is one of the more humid days we've seen all summer long. 91 in cumberland. down to 77. showers in the vicinity of oakland and ocean city at 83. around the local area, temperatures in the upper 80s, to the low 90s once again. the funny thing is, we had almost the same temperatures yesterday. but the dew points were only around 60 degrees. today, they're so much higher. so much more moisture in the air that you really, really feel -- that makes a huge difference. that's the way it feels out there. feels like 102. are you scared? 88, ocean city. and 106 in d.c. and 105 in easton. tomorrow, about the same conditions. but we have a risk of more storms tomorrow. the clouds tomorrow, may actually keep temperatures down. we'll watch stuff for you. but we have a pretty good chance of storms.
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southerly and southwesterly winds in the region. keeps us in the heat and humidity. there is a front out to the west. and we have a complex of thunderstorms that have developed here in ohio. headed mostly toward west virginia and virginia. but some of these may make it over the mountains as we saw. just a few scattered pop-ups. and tomorrow afternoon, scattered showers again. could be strong, gusty winds. hot tomorrow again. wednesday, the front slowly going through the region. it will be replaced by cooler and dryer air. and late wednesday and thursday, looks great. in fact, the end of the week, looks nice. west winds on the bay, 10 knots. bay tempun to 81. tonight, maybe a scattered thunderstorm. mostly west of us, 73. tomorrow, mid- to upper 90s, if we get more sun. shower and thunderstorms, pretty good chance we'll see some of those for some relief. then it does turn cooler and somewhat dryer here on wednesday afternoon. and wednesday night. so one more really, really tough day. take it easy tomorrow. once again, heat advisory. and poor air quality for tomorrow as well. >> okay. thank you very much, bob.
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well, wjz, masn and the baltimore orioles are teaming up to feed the hungry. and we need your help. during this coming weekend, home stand against the cleveland indians, take nonperishable foods to camden yard. you can come even if you're not coming to the game and donating it. wjz's family will collect it at the gate. friday, you can meet don, and andrea. saturday, vic, kai, bob. sunday, you can meet me, mary, jeff, stan, and weijia. it's all part of the continuing wjz commitment. it's a lot of fun to go out there and do that. still to come on wjz eyewitness news. a big bang in pennsylvania. an historic bridge is imploded in the name of progress. i'm alex demetrick. coming up, the president at camp david and a busy weekend for fighter planes. that story as eyewitness news
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91 degrees and mostly sunny in baltimore. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. new fallout in britain's phone hacking scandal. as tina kraus reports for wjz from london, there are now allegations reporters tried to get phone roisheds of -- records of 9/11 victims. the phone hacking scandal that took down rupert murdoch's news of the world, could be spreading to its other papers. there are now reports journalists working at news international papers, including the sun and sunday times, hacked into the personal information of ex-prime minister gordon brown. things like his bank account. and his son's medical record. news international says it's investigating this latest charge. >> cannot go on like this. there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: murdoch is still supporting its embattled ceo, rebecca brooks. british police will question her later this week about the
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phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch, at news around the world. >> london's daily mirror tabloid is hitting murdoch with corruption. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop, saying "news of the world" reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week, with the case of millie dowler, a british teen murdered in 2002. her parents met with britain's deputy prime minister monday. police say journalists from news of the world hacked the victim's voice mail and deleted some messages, giving her parents false hope she was alive. authorities have arrested at least eight people so far, almost all journalists. for now, murdoch was trying to keep the scandal from derailing his $19 billion bid to buy a lucrative british satellite company. in london, tina kraus, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, investigators are also
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looking into allegations police may have been paid for information, including details about senior members of britain's royal family. you may find something shocking on your facebook wall today. mary is in the newsroom with more today. >> reporter: vic, it is a link to a leaked casey anthony video, showing her confessing to killing her daughter. at least that's what the person who post today wants you to believe. these viruses contain links that contain a third party access to your page. >> experts say you should not even click on the message. intercepted in the air. three times this weekend, fighter jets chased down planes that came too close to camp david in frederick county. alex demetrick reports, it's a noafltz -- no-fly zone that expands whenever pilots visit. >> reporter: pilots know they are close neighbors to camp david, and it's restricted air
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space. >> ordinarily, it's about 3- miles in radius. when the president is there, it becomes 10 miles in radius. >> reporter: this past weekend, it was in effect. and despite charts and warnings, three planes acrossed into -- crossed into it. >> they had planned to stay outside, and the winds pushed them and they ended up inside the area. >> reporter: long before, attempts are made first by radio to warn them off. if that doesn't work, jet fighters are brought in. they scrambled three times this past weekend over camp david. >> they will have the fighters join your wing and escort you. if you still don't respond, they have used flares before to get pilots' attention. they are very bright flares that they fire ahead of your flight deck. >> pilots find it very disconcerting. some have said that it has shaken them so badly, it's all they can do to continue flying
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the plane. >> reporter: once they even took over. and like all previous camp david air space violations, no arrests or charges were filed. but the faa can still punish. >> most typical is an 80-day suspension of the pilot's ticket. >> and without that ticket, there's no flying. >> there are gps devices for planes, which automatically increase camp david's no-fly zones when the president is visiting. no measles. authorities issued an alert last month, about a person with measles who traveled through maryland and may have exposed others. no additional cases have been identified. however, everyone should continue to protect themselves with vaccinations. in tonight's health watch, sleep apnea is about much more than losing a good night's sleep. alison harmelin reports for wjz, a new study shows why the disorder is so dangerous.
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>> reporter: new research in the journal of the american heart association, looked at what sleep apnea does to the blood vessels in healthy people. >> it provides insight into how sleep apnea could lead to cardiovascular disease. >> it shows how a person can stop breathing up to 10 seconds a night. researchers found that even healthy patients had abnormal, small and large blood vessels that can reduce blood flow to the heart. >> this that is where coronary heart disease occurs. >> about 15 million people suffer from sleep apnea. researchers say the new findings could change the way doctors treat the people with the disorder. >> reporter: studies show people who use a continuous, positive air way pressure mask to keep the airways open, can increase their blood supply. doctors say many people have sleep apnea, and don't even
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know it. so getting a proper diagnosis is key. making changes to your lifestyle is key, too. >> weight loss. avoidance of alcohols. avoidance of certain medications. >> reporter: and trying not to sleep on your back is also a good way to get better, healthier sleep. >> reporter: alison harmelin, wjz eyewitness news. >> and untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk of heart failure, obesity, stroke and diabetes. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. more on the arrests of the prominent presidential historian. a hampstead-based joseph a. bank helped with the economy. for these stories and more, read the baltimore sun. and remember to look for the updated forecast in wjz's first warning weather team. she was built in 1955. one of the most famous skipjacks to ever sail the chesapeake bay. but now, she desperately needs repairs. ron matz has more from st.
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michael's, and a plan to restore a piece of chesapeake bay history. >> if you look underneath the boat, the keel log is her original keel log. >> reporter: mark barto is a man on a mission. at the maritime museum, he's in charge. restorationon of the rosie parks. one of the most famous skipjacks to ever sail the chesapeake bay. >> what i'm trying to do is stabilize the transim that we have right hire. we started working on the keel. and we started going forward underneath the boat. look. >> reporter: it's a painstaking process. legendary boat builder bronza parks built rosie. she has a special pedigree in place in eastern shore history. >> this project is not just about this boat. this project is about the family, the stories, the history. it's multifaceted. >> reporter: jennifer kuhn is helping to make rosie whole
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again. >> i love it. it's a lot of fun. and it's great to be part of history. >> reporter: the rest restoration project will take about three years. when it's finished, rosie should appear just as she did when she was launched in 1955. >> when it's all said and done, we have rosie back. we have rosie back. you know? how cool would that be? >> reporter: in st. michaels, ron matz, wjz eyewitness news. >> the restoration of the rosie parks is expected to cost a half million dollars. all of it being funded with private donations. for more information, go to wjz.com, and click on the seen on section. >> those skipjacks, beautiful, beautiful ships. still to come on wjz eyewitness news. going down, video. you have to see it. could implode a bridge in pennsylvania. deadly crews. problem. killing scores of passengers. i'm bob turk. first warning weather center. when will it cool down and dry out? i'll have the exclusive first
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time is running out for survivors. more than 100 people are feared dead, after a cruise ship capsized. alexis christoforous reports for wjz, with more on the accidents. relatives of passengers missing in a boating accident gathered along the shorelines. dozens are still unaccounted for, after a cruise ship sank in the volga river, about two miles from shore. rescue crews pulled about 80 people from the water. this passenger said they tried to flag down several ships before one would stop. officials say the pleasure cruise is popular during the summer months and had about 50 children on board. while the cause of the accident is not immediately known, investigators say the 50-year- old ship had more than 200 passengers on board. and was only licensed for 120. some witnesses say the ship was lifting and when it made a turn, a wave washed over. emergency crews say there's little hope now of finding more survivors. alexis christoforous, wjz eyewitness news.
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>> russian president demetri med yevev said the accident would not have happened if crews had followed safety rules. a computer glitch stopped the coaster at the peak of the highest hill. park employees rescued two dozen trapped riders with a safety ladder. no one was injured in the incident. a demolished historic bridge in pennsylvania, blown to pieces, after failing a safety inspection. the rusted bridge was too deteriorated to be repaired. it has been closed off since 2009, when inspectors discovered decaying support. a new, $2 million bridge will be built and be ready to use by november 2012. >> wow. i'm not cleaning that up. i'm telling youful that's quite a mess to work on. scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. they're entertaining soldiers and their families.
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but are some carnivals also ripping them off? a special undercover investigation tonight on the cbs evening news. and here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,
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let's take a live look outside right now. extreme heat. and there are a few storms popping up. we have a severe thunderstorm warping in effect. a little portion over southern washington county. just west of frederick. north of harpers ferry. this area north. there are other storms south of hagerstown as you can see. they're all moving off to the east, at around 25 miles an hour. tomorrow, even better chance of storms in the air. bernadette has a look at the storms in the air. >> we're going to see the thunderstorms scattered about. we start off the day, needing a shower or two out there, with clouds lingering. there will be a warm start to the day in the mid-70s.
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then sunshine peaking through. temperatures starting to spike up. and again, scattered showers and storms are possible tomorrow afternoon. for the rest of the five-day, here's bob. after tomorrow, and risk of those storms, it will begin to drop a little bit. 91. much cooler. and really nice, wednesday night. 64. 85. beautiful thursday and friday. quench. a few -- 87. a few more clouds to start here. but no heat after tomorrow. still to come tonight. orioles reach the all-star break. bruised, beaten and suffering through a losing streak. >> mark has the latest ,,,,,,,,,
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looking for a cyster lining. mark is here with the wjz the fan sports report. >> for many it is to ask the question, what happened. home run derby is what oriole pitchers have been serving up during a brutal losing streak.
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the baltimore orioles hit an 11- game. rookie atkins served up three of those. sox rallied from a four-run deficit. and even with the long ball, they even scored 6-all. kevin youkilis here of the usually a starter, jeremy guthrie was a release. gave the red sox the lead. they go on to win 8-6 yesterday. o's drag a streak into the all- star break in what has become a dismal nose dive. >> it's been pretty tough. and i think it's also based on helping us get our mind away for the few days. >> didn't play well. and we lost all four games. and it's just a tough stretch for us. and hopefully the break serves as a positive break, going expwot second half. well, that second half is further crowded by two
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impending suspensions. michael gonzalez. after both teams have been warned. gonzalez is likely to be suspended. kevin greg, likely to be involved with ortiz in a fight. sports fans in baltimore and beyond have reason to feel good about the upcoming football season. with a new labor agreement getting close. espn reports, nfl players and sources say a new collective bargaining agreement will be in place, likely in a week to 10 days. and that will allow for training camp, preseason, and regular season to kick off in time and be played in their entirety. kansas city chiefs linebacker stepping away from the nfl. he announces his retirement, after 14 seasons. vrabble plays. he immediately goes from player to coach.
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vrabel was announced in a press conference today. ravens running back linebacker ray rice wrote that he expects receiver heinz ward to miss the season opener in baltimore because ward was charged with a dui this past weekend. that led to a twitter exchange with steelers safety clark. who suggested he wouldn't stoop to rice's level. the u.s. championship for women's golf goes to a women's player. -- korean player. soyoung you. you then dominates the shots. by this approach. she wins the women's u.s. open by three shots. conditioning -- continuing her country's domination in the ladies game. home run derby tonight. no orioles are pitching. >> thank you, mark. be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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don't miss the cbs primetime lineup, followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. finally, if you're in the market for a new car, check out this fully loaded sports car. it features a total of six wheels. the designers say it offers better traction and more effective breaking -- braking. the car has a top speed of 195 miles per hour. it will be available next year near about a million dollars. keep your hand up, vic. >> that's okay. i'm sure wouldn't do too well on baltimore's potholes. >> that's right. back at 11:00, i'm vic carter. >> i'm denise koch. thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away. much more ahead on the cbs evening news. including will a debt deal include tax increases or
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sides agree-- default is not an option. but can they reach a deal? >> it takes two to tango and they're not there yet. >> if not now, when? >> pelley: chip reid, nancy cordes and bob schieffer on the count down to d-day. the alleged underhanded tactics of rupert murdoch's newspaper may now include stealing the medical records of britain's first family. liz palmer has the latest. u.s. troops are being cheated out of their money. armen keteyian's investigation shows us that it's happening on their own posts. and passing the wand. michelle miller on "harry potter" fans taking the magic into the future. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, with the car heading for a cliff, republicans and democrats are arguing about whether to turn left or

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